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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta o[ sure cure fever is to go lo a. Cam [or spring j by Hie Moses, porce. The weathct the Camporce was just outside ot Fort Macleoil on property owned by pur sister organiza- tion, the'Girl Guides. The Porcupine Hills District has a record of strong compet- ition with a fine trophy to com- pete for. District Commissioner Blair was Camporcc Chief. With him were Scnutcrs 0. Van IVyck, D. Linn, Malcliow, II. by me unities, Pit tcrson and lloger Skoy of the CiaiTsluilin Company. These lads rendered yeoman service in assisting the leadcii Some DO eager Scents in en patrols gathered to compete in camping and in a number of competitions testing Scout i n g skills. Scoiitcr liml Noilly of holm was HQ cook and did a w o n d e r f u 1 job. Scout Doug Barnes of Graniim received his Gilhvcll wogglo for courses o1 training completed IVyck, D. Linn, Malcliow, K. training compie Ttnk, -ind voui-s truly Slavcly sent two patrols Venure and were the Cl.nah.lm one Cranum on- Fort Company headed and Fort Maclcod three. Seven TIME TO "CHEW THE FAT" camps were quickly erected and all due attention paid to the necessary skills looked for in the frequent inspections. Each patrol was self contained and did its own cooking. Cleanliness received much attention both with personnel and the entire camp set lips. The quality of the meals was closely cheeked. Tents, bedrolls and personal equipment had to be just so. The menus provided everything from pancakes to stew cooked in a fire-hole. Fire safety was a MUST. Keen competition emerged. Tent pitching, lumberjacking, water boiling, blindfold tentpeg driving, estimations, use of compass, throwing life-lines, and a good obstacle race help cd to fill the Saturday and Sun- day mornings. Each of the centres represent- ed led at least one contest. The deciding feature was the camp- ing. Here the Clarcsliolm patrol pulled ahead to win the coveted trophy. The Scouters handled each of the contests, dividing up the assigned duties according to their individual interests n-1 expertise. Both nights saw fun-packed campfires with yours truly as MC. On Die second night the Fort Maclcort Pack hiked out to the EVERYTHING SHIP SHAPE camporce and stayed for the campfire. A number of Girl Guides were on hand the first night. They too made a fine contribution to the fun. Everyone enjoyed the mug-up at HQ afterwards. Early Sunday afternoon saw all the camporee participants gather with their many visitors for a Scouts' Service. This was conducted by the boys with the talk given by Scouler Blair. The trophy was then presented to Patrol Leader Mickcl Hart of Claresholm amid the cheers of all present. Time is running short to plan for Regional Jamborctlc at Camp Impccsa July 29 to Aug. 1 Don't miss this funpacked outing for Venturers and Scouts Ecouters and nan-lead- ers will be able to get into the act in a camp with all kinds of facilities. Former Provincial Scout Ex ccutive Harry Ilolloway em- erged from White Rock, B.C., to make a circle tour of the South Alberta Region visiting old friends in Scouting. Those who knew him. will be pleased to hear that just before he re- tired he was awarded the Silver Wolf, the highest honor in Scouting. Lastly we pause in silence as we add the name cf Scoiitcr Doug Mackin to the list of those 'Gone Home." CAMP 11FE APPEAfS TO FOUR Variation Is Featured At Magrath Band Concert MAGRATH (HNS) Ma- grath School bands held their annual concert in the elemen- tary school gym with Boyd Hunter of Cardston conducting the Senior Concert Band in King Cotton, three pieces in Antique style, Intermezzo and Hebrides Suite. Younger members effective contrasts and illus- trates why the Concert Band took first place in their class at the Medicine Hat Band Festi- val. Mrs. John Thompson, presi- dent of the band committee, grades six, seven and! the ju- nior high school joiner! in lo play chorale, march and Lillle Scotch with a total of 82 par- ticipating. Solo numbers were played b" Burns Alston, clarinet; Darci Fletcher, bassoon; Ken- nedy Jensen, flute, with Debbie Karren on saxaphonc, Allen presented Mr. Hunter with f r o m I g'ft from band members for his efforts this past year. She also expressed appreciation to all for supporting the walka- thon which will provide funds for band uniforms. Student awards went to Mary Ellen Thompson for the most money earned walking, Randy Arndt had the most sponsors, 47, with Jay Hamil- Dahl on coronet ard linnis Ion and Dr. Dahl walking Alston on clarinet playing a 187 steps to complete Ihc 20 Dixieland blues number." miles. Mr. Hamilton's sponsors Concluding numbers showed contributed 5303, -Wcdiicitluy, Juno 3, 1970 THE 1ETHBRIDGC Ht'RAln 3 llJSM'llI ova I )KT MACLK01) (Special) When several music teach- ers brought their pupils to- j gcllier in Ihc United Church Hall. Ilia result was an enjoy- tibl evening of .Music. Mis. Mildred Harvard intro- duced tho oilier teachers lo the assembled parents and friends. Thcv arc Mrs, Gwen Julian. Mrs. Klinor Blair, .Mrs. Mar- joric Hatlon, Miss Elsie Collar j and Miss War.d.i nation. j II pupils who played solo numbers as well as ciuct.s were Laura Broadhead, Joan Broad- I e Colleen Chcll. Alan Chell, Annette Davis, Nadine Davis, Joev Davis, Sherry Doyle, u i en Emmctl, Sherrill Em- moll. Heather Harvard, Ethel llocl serr.a, Wesley Koop, Dun- can Lancaster, .Miriam Lowen. Jean Nash, Connie Ralph, Jeff Scotl. Kenny Schnarr, Ramona ns, Laurie Stevens, Kathy I1 m bridge. Adele Trowbridge, Jan Turgcon, Susan Turgcon, IClci Turgcon and teacher i Elsie Collar. >er roremosl armer Honored SHOOT" BEARS Ron Bobirt of Barons, Bob Vair of Lethbridge and Bob tyons of Pincher Creek tcok this bear southwest of Pincher Creek. The brown bear was tracked out of its den through deep snow by Bob Lyons. Ron Babin was sent ahead lo cut the bear off and got in the right place at the right lime to shoot the animal. About a week later Bob Lyons took this beautiful p grizzly, south of Pincher Creek. Its blond hide was in excellent condition. Bob had a little bit of excitement with this one os he shot it at a distance of 14 paces. -Photos by Ted Watson, Dove Rouleau BLAIRMORE (CM3 Bureau) The board of trustees of the Crowsuest Pass School Divi- sion No. 63 reports that the Crowsnest Consolidated High School, under construction since July 1S69, is rapidly nearing completion. Some difficulties have been experienced in obtaining build- ing materials such as steel framing and floor decking which were delayed in ship- ment due to the steel strike. All cement floors have been completed, second coat paint- ing has been applied to a large portion of the building and in- terior framing, such as doors, walls and cupboards are now being completed. The school was originally to have been completed by the end of March but due to the steel strike, completion date was changed to June 15, 1970. Appearances indicate that some areas will not be com- pleted by the Jirce 15 date, but Eye Clinic Scheduled FORT MACLEOD (Special) u s i n e s s brought before Mountain View liebekah Lodge will keep the Sisters busy be- fore (heir summer recess. Plans arc under wav to hold an Eye Screening Clinic June 15 and IB. This will he jointly sponsored by the ladies and the Oddfel- lows. Appointments are being sent to parents of children who are four, five and six years old. Anv children missed will be wel- come lo come without an ap- pointment. Others plans made were for the joint Church parade to the United Church June 6. and also the annual Strawberry Social w hen the Oddfellows and the Rebckahs' husbands will be guests. the school will be ready for the new school begins on Sept. term which Teachers at the new school will be invited to an orienta- tion day that will be held Au- gust 31 to acquaint them with the new building. Students will spend some time on the first day of school touring the building to become acquainted with their new sui- roundings. A staff meeting for Ihe re- organized schools in the divi- sion will be held during the afternoon of June 11. Students will be dismissed for the after- noon on this date in order that the teachers can attend their particular staff meeting. Trustees Nora Colliding of Coleman, John Lloj'd of Blair- more, superintendent Bill Ede of Coleman and secretary John Albizzati of Blairmore will at- tend the Banff short course ard trustees seminar to be held next month. Farmers Day, June 12, was declared a school holiday. The board hired Bruce Kut- cher of Frank and Jo-Ann Misura cf Coleman to teach in the Pass Division effective Sept. 1, 1970. inner s Receive Awards MASINASIN were presented to the _ year's champions in various divisions at the Milk River Women's Bowling League. Pat Larson's team received the top prize for the three- game high with Mary Stapel- ton's receiving top money for the single game high. Awards went to Agnes Rains for the high average of 204, high single of 304 and high in the southern rolloffs with Shir- ley Johnson receiving an award for high single game, with spot, of 360. Pat Larson was honored for taking first place in the West- ern Canada handicap rolloff in Vancouver this spring. She com- peted in rolloffs at Calgary and Edmonton to earn the trip to Vancouver. 27 Speedy Care CHA.NT3ROOK (Special) Faced with a mandatory staff cut with the health minister's edict that only 70 per cent of wage increases for hospital em- ployees will be paid by BCHIS. Cranbrook and District Hospital is placing selected patients on a "do-it-yourself" basis. Layoff of seven employees was necessary here. Convalescent medical and surgical patients, those hospi- talized for diagnostic purposes, and selected psychiatric pa- tents will "come and get if" at the appropriate station as far as treatment, medication and Projects Under Way CRANBROOK I May building permits issued by Those receiving 300 pins were lo estimated total Shirley Johnson 333, Charlotte Swanson 309, Agnes Rains 304 and Gertrude Galls 301. Gertrude Gaits took the award for high three for the year of 7G5. Pat Larson's learn won out as town champions with captain Martha Garber's team winner of the league award. Second was- Rosie Schamber's team with Pat Larson's team third. The round robin playoff was won by Leona Watson's team with Nadine Mattock's team second and Mary Slapclton's team third. Betty Ilouscl's team was first in the second event, Elinor Companion's team second and Barbara Graham's team third. value cf brought lo SI tally of value for 197( so far. The permits covered 27 projects, of which 11 were new housing units and most of the rest new building in Cranbrook Industrial Park. City housing starts now tally 78 for the year so far, leading all interior cities. Permit value count for the previous May was and tally for 1969 to that date 021.150 Taylor Wins Weed Post AI Coaldalc COALDALE (HNS) Jim Taylor, the town's public works foreman, was recently appoint- ed weed inspector for 1070 by town council. Bylaw No. -156 on plumbers' meals arc concerned. They arejfces was given first reading. VM cxpccled to be dressed in their i The fees will be in line with compared with (M.295.lit.i cubic own clothing and eat in the j the new regulations stipulated i [cot for the corresponding por- hospital cafeteria. by Ura provincial government., I iod. Sawlog Scale Shows Increase CRANBROOK (Special) Sawlog scale for the Kootenays in May nearly quadrupled lo cubic feet, as com- piled by the B.C. Forest Ser- vice Nelson office, compared with cubic feet the pre- vious May. In a curious species analysis, switch hemlock lopped all at 4.2 million feel, with cedar close behind at 4.2 million feel. Usual I easy leader, spruce was third at 2.4 million cubic feet. Tally for tlie first five months of 1970 has finally overtaken that of the comparable period of at cubic feet Coleman Game Sleet Pi aimed COLEMAN (CNP Bureau 1 The Coleman Fish and Game As cjiation will hold a meeting in Iho Coleman Lions Seoul Hal! at 7 p.m. June 8. Ijiy important matters will be on the evening agenda in- cluding plans and (late to be ;et for the members family picnic. Films on wildlife will be shown bv Bob Cotton. FORKMO.ST farmer Art Frankish moved to Ihc Foremost area even before the present town existed. On May 27, 1910, as a nine- year-old boy, Art moved with his family to homestead three miles south of Foremost, from j Walkerlon, Ontario. Now. on the 60lh anniversary, more than 150 friends and fel- low fanners gathered in Fore- most to celebrate the pioneer's CO years. Bom Sept. 15. 1900. Art has been in farming most of his life. However his father was a foreman working on the build- ing of the railway bridge in Lethbrklge for some time. During the early years Art worked for his father, but in 1928 branched out on his own. On July 4 of the same year he married Molly Weeks, a school teacher from Orion. There are two surviving chil- dren. Tom residing in Fore- most, and a daughter Mrs. Dor- oihy Brownlec of Quesnel, B.C. There are five grandchildren. A few years ago Art could boast of having the largest farm in western Canada, and for 17 years was a farm implement dealer in Foremost. A keen member of the board of trade, Art served many terms as its president. He was also a charter member of Lions. Mayor of Foremost Reinhold Karl was in attendance, as were Ray Heninger and Blake Rothwcll of Lclhbridge. and Gordon Mackenzie and Johnny Moseland of Local oldtimcr Slim Hagen who came to southern Albcrla from North Dakota, also in 1910, was on hand too, to pay tribute to this pioneer who helped to open up this part of the coun- try. Pedal Pushers Learn Safely, Enjoy Party PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Alberta Safety Council's Pedal Pusher sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion, was a success with 123 young- sters taking part. They recently received their certificates' and badges from W. Everts, Legion president, Const. B. Bradshaw and Const. J. Pcrcival of the RCMP. Leaders were: Reg Becrc, Doug Andrews, Jim McGccn, Bob Neish, Bill Everts, Ted Watson, Neil DeMeyer, Karl Hasselman and 16 Scouts. The top four from each group were awarded master certifi- cates. They arc: Lynn Biron, Mark Bowen, Brad Sawyer, Cathy Chrusch, Raymond Cole, Collc'tte Cote. Kenny Rouleau, Patty Cook. Sheila Cook, Keith Riley, Kenny McGarva, Kathy McLeod, Ricky Obcrtcn, Roger Burns, Susan Anderson and Kathy Grecriley. The children were treated lo hot dogs, pop and chocolate, bars by members of the Le- gion. GRADUATES GATHER tivingstone High School graduates get together for n most memorable occasion the high school graduation photo. Front row, left to_ right, are, Carol Shatz, Judith Day, Gwen Sippola, Arlene teskosky, Dawn Smith, Linda Homans, Sharon Naslund and Deanna Maloff; middle row: Melvyn Kubasek, Tom Weekes, Grant Josman, Garth Michalsky, Bryan Warriner, Geordie Johnson, Dale Johnson and Greg- ory Tompkins BacR row: Edwin Johnson, Pe ter Timmermons, William Robinson and John Reners. Susan Dovis is missing -R. C. Hedderkks Photo. and now from Herb's Western Wear Setting the South Country's image with selection and quality western ciothing Herb Shector suggests j That you attend the 1 KAINAt RACE MEET SUNDAY, JUNE 14th 2 p.m. RED CROW MEMORIAL PARK, STANDOFF For that total "RUGGED LOOK" FRINGED JACKETS In colors of Deep Brown, Natural Tan, and Buckskin Gold 6" and 8" and 12" fringes. Yoke carries' over shoulder and around back all sleeves fully fringed. All sizes from 32. Button or zipper front. M QR PRICED FROM "f SPLIT COWHIDE FRINGED VESTS 9 Shoulder style in suede with 18" fringe. Full-body vests with fringe on yoke ond pockets. Remember If it's WESTERN or RUGGED and if it's NEW you'll find it FIRST ot WESTERN WEIR GRAIN TAKEN IN TRADE FOR MERCHANDISE 308 5th Street S. Phono 328-4726 ;